News Democrat Leader- RSS SPORTS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/SPORTS http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 1 Mar 2015 15:09:21 EST 1800 Swimming Panthers do well in regional meet http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152065320/Swimming-Panthers-do-well-in-regional-meet The Russellville High School Swimming Panthers traveled to Owensboro on Friday, February 13 to compete in the Region 1 Swimming & Diving Championships. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:46:41 EST Top Seeds Advance in District 13 Tournament http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152065312/Top-Seeds-Advance-in-District-13-Tournament Rob Rose | NDLRob Rose | NDL Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:41:42 EST District 13 First Round: Panthers defeat Wildcats 80-66 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152065298/District-13-First-Round:-Panthers-defeat-Wildcats-80-66 The Russellville Panthers soundly defeated the Franklin-Simpson Wildcats 80-66 in their opening round game of the 2015 District 13 Tournament. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:36:42 EST District 13 opening round: Cougars 76, Rebels 57 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152065263/District-13-opening-round:-Cougars-76-Rebels-57 On Tuesday night, the Logan County Cougars faced the Todd County Central High School Rebels on their home court in the opening game of the opening round of the 2015 District 13 Tournament. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:31:41 EST District 13 opening round: Lady Cougars 85, Lady Panthers 61 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152065232/District-13-opening-round:-Lady-Cougars-85-Lady-Panthers-61 On Tuesday night the Lady Cougars squared off for the third time this season against the talented and hardworking Lady Panthers in the opening game of the opening round of the 2015 District 13 Tournament. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:16:41 EST Improving fisheries to try this spring http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/outdoors/151999194/Improving-fisheries-to-try-this-spring The deepest snow since Bill Clinton roamed the White House pounded Kentucky this week, leaving in its wake stranded cars, sore backs from shoveling snow and grumbling citizens. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:21:41 EST Five ways to save money for spring fishing, turkey hunting http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/outdoors/151999044/Five-ways-to-save-money-for-spring-fishing-turkey-hunting Although the price of a gallon of gas is lower than at any time in recent memory, not many folks have extra money to burn. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:11:41 EST District 13 Tournament schedule changed http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151983151/District-13-Tournament-schedule-changed “Due to the weather conditions there have been changes made to the format of the 13th District Basketball Tournament next week” says Russellville Athletic Director (AD) Calvin Head. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 10:41:41 EST Adairville News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/collegesports-opinion_columns/151929906/Adairville-News Wow, what a week! I guess Old Man Winter decided to show us that spring is not yet here. I love snow and really wanted to see a big snow this year but what I had in mind was a big snow one day and melt the next. I didn't really want the cold we... Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:06:42 EST District 13 Tournament begins Monday in Elkton http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151944959/District-13-Tournament-begins-Monday-in-Elkton The District 13 tournament begins on Monday Feb. 23 in Elkton at Todd County Central High School. Todd County Central Athletic Director and Manager of the tournament, Elizabeth Fitch, announced the following seeding and schedule. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:31:41 EST Panthers knock off Rebels http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151875101/Panthers-knock-off-Rebels After recent tough losses to Logan County and Warren Central, the Russellville Panthers got back into the win column when they defeated the Todd County Central Rebels in Elkton, 63-53 this past Friday night. Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:36:41 EST Lady Panthers lose to Lady Rebels http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151875008/Lady-Panthers-lose-to-Lady-Rebels In their final District 13 game of the 2015 season on Friday night, the Lady Panthers lost a very well-played game in Elkton versus the Todd County Central Lady Rebels 61-60. Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:31:44 EST Local players chosen for middle school all-star game http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151874918/Local-players-chosen-for-middle-school-all-star-game Russellville, Olmstead, and Auburn middle school athletes have been selected to participate in the 2015 Playmaker Basketball Academy Middle School All Star Game. Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:26:42 EST Cougars lose to Tigers http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151874664/Cougars-lose-to-Tigers On Thursday night, Feb. 12, the Logan County Cougars played host to the Hopkinsville Tigers. The Cougars, with their overall record of 17-7, welcomed a Tigers squad from Region 2 with a 19-5 overall record. The Cougars lost the hotly contested game to... Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:21:42 EST Panther squads and Lady Cougars drop games http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151819789/Panther-squads-and-Lady-Cougars-drop-games The Russellville Panthers played a tough game against Region 4 rival the Warren Central Dragons on Tuesday night Feb. 10. The Panthers were overwhelmed by the Dragons, losing 43-92. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:16:43 EST Cougars face Regional challenges http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151819572/Cougars-face-Regional-challenges On Monday night, Feb. 9, the Logan County Cougars lost a highly contested Region 4 match-up with the Bowling Green Purples at home, 77-69. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:11:41 EST Local Shooters Excel at Region 4 Archery Tournament http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151819449/Local-Shooters-Excel-at-Region-4-Archery-Tournament On Feb 7 Logan County High School played host to the 2015 National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Region 4 Tournament in which our local schools did exceptionally well. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:01:41 EST Kaleb Coursey to attend Lindsey Wilson College http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151819282/Kaleb-Coursey-to-attend-Lindsey-Wilson-College In an event in the Logan County High School commons area on Tuesday, Feb. 10, Cougar football standout Keleb Coursey signed a letter of intent to attend school and play football at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:56:43 EST Hunters post Kentucky’s second-highest deer harvest on record http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/outdoors/151749236/Hunters-post-Kentuckys-second-highest-deer-harvest-on-record After two seasons of record harvests, Kentucky's deer hunters kept the pace up this past season. Mon, 9 Feb 2015 11:41:41 EST Cougar Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/151748671/Cougar-Athletic-Foundation-Hall-of-Fame Between the two games at the LCHS hosted “Clash of the Cats” was the ceremony and announcement of the inaugural class of inductees into the Cougar Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame.Those honored were: Mon, 9 Feb 2015 11:16:42 EST